As Give to the Max kicks-off this morning, alumni may have noticed a project by a graphic design student appear in their mailbox in recent days. This year, Adjunct Professor Ange Wang's section of GDes 2351: GD1-Text & Image, partnered with the U's Foundation to create designs for their annual fall alumni fundraising appeal.
Eighteen students worked individually to create designs for the envelope and letterhead, and then presented their projects to representatives from the Foundation. All of the designs were also reviewed by classmates, alumni, and staff, and third-year graphic design student Bailey Sears had her design chosen to be sent to the 260,000 alumni throughout the country, and around the world, from each University of Minnesota campus.
Sears' design is recongized on all letterhead with this note: "This letterhead and envelope were designed by current U of M College of Design student Bailey Sears. Bailey is a junior studying Graphic Design and Social Justice and is a proud gopher."
A number of other student's designs were selected to be used for a variety of other mailings throughout the year.
Consider taking part in Give to the Max today by making a contribution to the College of Design here - z.umn.edu/GiveToDesign.